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A ‘Simply Plain’ Home Captures a Sophisticated Uncluttered Life

A Simple Plain Home Captures a Sophisticated Uncluttered Life | Innovate Home Org | #HomeOrganization #ContemporaryHomes #EmptyNester
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Lou Slangen immigrated to the United States from Holland as a young man with 2 simple suitcases, a boat-load of dreams and the perfect formula for success. He exuded passion, persistence and eventually found the perfect partner for his journey – his wife Linda.

He and Linda raised 4 kids while moving around to multiple cities during his journey. He led large sales teams for a multinational healthcare products firm - rising to become the…

7 Closet Organization Ideas to Gain Control Over Your Hanging Space Right Now!

Closet Organization Ideas to Gain Control Over Your Hanging Space Right Now | Innovate Home Org | Columbus, Ohio | #ClosetOrganization #HangingUnit #ClosetStorage
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Most closets are a jumbled mess of hanger and clothes scrunched together like a like too many Columbus people squeezed together at the Red, White and Boom Festival. The original home builder who thought this single hanging rod and lonely shelf would keep you and your spouse organized must have been on something!

I’ve seen a lot of closets in my day and ones which look blown apart are the norm, not the exception. Although closets are generally…

9 Amazingly Simple Ideas to Create an Accessible Closet for Someone in a Wheelchair (or with Limited Mobility)

Amazingly Simple Ideas to creat an accessible closet for someone in a wheelchair | Innovate Home Org | Columbus, Ohio | #HomeOrganization #ClosetStorage #WheelchairFriendly
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I wonder why I decided to writhe this article about accessible closet design? Maybe it’s because:

  • (A) I’ve watched my able-bodied Father in Law ultimately need a wheelchair. Now my Mother in Law struggles with a walker. I ask myself, “Will these mobility devices be in my future?”

 

  • (B) I’ve got a dear friend – Rosemarie Rossetti – who 20 years ago was crushed (and her back cracked) when a 3-ton tree fell on her on a summer bike ride through…

5 Killer Strategies to Make Sure Your Mudroom Isn’t a Disaster

5 Killer Strategies to Make Sure your mudroom isn't a disaster | Innovate Home Org | #MudroomStorage #EntryWay #StoragUnits
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Does your mudroom resemble these statements?

  • Book bags thrown anywhere and everywhere on the floor.
  • Shoes discarded into haphazard piles as you come in from the garage. You're waiting for the next time you spill out a bag of groceries after tripping over this shoe graveyard.
  • SO many coats draped over SO few hooks. How long will it take to find your favorite raincoat on a dreary Columbus day?
  • Your son's dirty JV football uniform dropped in the…

The Pros and Cons of a Murphy Wall Bed vs. a Sleeper Sofa

The pros and cons of a murphy wall bed vs. a sleeper sofa | Innovate Home Org | #MurphyBed #SleeperSofa #WallBed
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With today’s ever-increasing home prices, you need to squeeze out as much function with every square foot of space you have. Perhaps you’re looking to add a home office, a hobby room, art studio or place to stay fit and do yoga. If so, are you wondering how in the world you’ll have space for your kids and grandkids to sleep and get the new space you need? The question is where can you ‘find’ this room if your current home (or future…

What matters most in a closet design – fashion or function?

What Matters most in a Closet Design - Fashion or Function | Innovate Home Org | #ClosetDesign #WalkInCloset #DreamCloset
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Do you swoon with envy over the drool-worthy images on Houzz and Pinterest of dreamy custom closets? A place where jewelry, shoes, handbags all have their place and are proudly on display (check out Kim Kardashian’s converted guest bedroom into a glam-closet below).

Maybe you’d love a closet which makes you feel as excited as walking through Nordstrom’s eyeing those glamorous pair of Jimmy Choo’s.

The drool-worthy closet is fun to think about,…